Movies like Hostel

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Hostel (2005)
 5.9
 161K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, scary, psychological, realistic, gothic, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, captivity, psychopath, danger, gory, deadly, surgery, crimes, torment, survival, gore, friends, killing off one by one, hostel, dismemberment, buddies, tourist, brutality, blood, confined, dishonesty, missing person, strangulation, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, europe, amsterdam, iceland

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Most similar movies to Hostel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about gory, danger, deadly, brutality, psychopath, slasher and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hostel: Hostel: Part II (2007), The Collector (2009), Hostel: Part III (2011), Martyrs (2008), Saw (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Iceland, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following a geographical tour of Slovakia, three young American women are lured into a hostel by a handsome young man who sells them to the twisted masters, ties them up and brings upon an unthinkable world of pain.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, castration, strong sexual content, kidnapping, murder, torture, psychopath, tourist, gory, severed penis, survival, model ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, slovakia, prague, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, masked man, held captive, torture, gory, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, sadism, gory, torture, danger, captivity, deadly, buddies, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 76K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, cult, violence, child abuse, kidnapping, torture chamber, gory, torment, brutality, vengeance, afterlife, death ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 356K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, psychopath, captivity, mind game, race against time, survival, insanity, trapped, violent, gory, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Chile, Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not aloneā€¦ and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, survival, violence, gory, cannibalism, confined, brutality, torture, extreme violence, escape attempt, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 102K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, cannibalism, manhunt, disfigurement, chase, danger, youth, gory, isolation, massacre, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 71K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: brutal, bleak, suspense, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, fear, slasher, camping, gory, beach, weekend, sadism, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, slasher, violence, sexualized violence, sadism, torture, gory, murder, danger, psychopath, vengeance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 90K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival horror, danger, serial killer, trapped, hotel, slasher, psychological thriller, hostages, isolation, estranged couple, deception, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: banned film, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, gas station, psychopath, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, friendship, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, moral dilemma, danger, survival, confined, deathtrap, captivity, mind game, torture, confinement indoors, threat, group of strangers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Storm Warning (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A yuppie couple lost in a swamp seek refuge at an isolated farmhouse only to discover they've jumped out of the frying pan into the fire.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, island, survival, couples, forces of nature, deadly, couple relations, confined, danger, brutality, torture, sadism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 5K
Vile (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of attractive young people (of course) awaken to find themselves prisoners in a mysterious house with no means of escape. They are each outfitted with new accouterments--electronic devices attached to the base of their skulls--and a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: trapped, torture, sadism, survival, confined, brutality, psychopath, captivity, deadly, gory, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 103K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 64K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: insanity, home invasion, massacre, slasher, gory, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, farmhouse, serial killer, bound and gagged, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 3K
Broken (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, survival, forest, danger, mind game, captivity, confined, family in danger, vengeance, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 1K
Cornered! (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During their nightly poker game a group of lowlifes are terrorized in their own convenience store by a masked killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, macabre, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, danger, store, deadly, gory, buddies, survival, stalking, sadism, security camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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The Human Centipede (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, offbeat, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, insanity, crimes, victim, confined, violence, body horror, psychopath, excrement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 95K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, violence, murder, trap, secretary, captivity, gory, serial killer, goth, police investigation, death, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, slasher, youth, teenage life, danger, supernatural, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, hitchhiker, disfigurement, cannibal, violence, psychopath, chainsaw, torture, mentally unstable, massacre ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, campus, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: scatology, disturbing, sadistic, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual sadism, kidnapping, pervert, torture, psychopath, brutality, rapist, gore, violence, rape, sexual torture, controversy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 39K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, on the road, psychopath, car chase, deadly, desert, mind game, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 45K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, slasher, murder, violence, chase, psychopath, insanity, shotgun, book, pentagram, white horse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 1K
Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, gory, isolation, deadly, danger, captivity, slasher, confined, escapades, off the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 71K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: rough, dark humor, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, infected, danger, disease, illness, gory, drinking, small town, plague, deadly, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 2.1
 328
Psycho Ward (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of urban researchers set about exploring an abandoned psychiatric hospital with a terrible history, but are they prepared for the horrifying, possibly supernatural secrets hidden within its crumbling walls? No sooner do they get there than ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, mental institution, confined, crimes, isolation, danger, psychopath, deadly, slasher, characters killed one by one, masked killer, escaped mental patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 24K
Frontier(s) (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, rough, sinister ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, cannibalism, survival, sadism, sadistic horror, confined, cruelty, violence, human monster, mad scientist, fascism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, brutal, serious ...
Plot: slasher, brutality, murder, torture, psychopath, stalking, wilderness, crimes, friendship, maniac, sadism, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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